Ex-Detainees Describe Abuse at ‘The Other Guantanamo’ (Video)

Posted: 24 June 2009 by Little Alex in Af-Pak War, International Affairs, Political Science
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The BBC interviewed 27 former detainees of the U.S. that were held at Bagram Air Force Base in Afghanistan, almost all described being tortured.

Bagram remains open during the Obama Administration and Amnesty international has called for a wide probe of abuses there. (5:29):

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I wrote about Bagram, known as “The Other Guantanamo”, here.

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